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Shah Rukh Khan On Raees: “I find acting exciting every day”

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One of the first names that comes to mind when you think of heroes of the Hindi film industry, he is one of the biggest and most enduring stars in India and has legions of fans from all over the globe. He has created some of the most iconic characters in the canon and has portrayed roles that range from romantic, funny, tragic, disturbed, dark and even some who have all of those qualities and more. We are, of course, talking about the incomparable Shah Rukh Khan.

His newest release is the drama Raees, a fictitious story set in Gujarat, India during early 1980 into the 1990’s.  Directed by National Film Award winner Rahul Dholakia, the film explores how the main character, Raees’ relationships and hard work helped him build an entire empire from scratch, and made him the single most powerful man in the state.  However, every controversial leader has his foil. »

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Ajay Devgn inaugurates The Super Fight League

21 January 2017 8:01 PM, PST

Actor and director, Ajay Devgn was recently in Delhi to inaugurate ‘The Super Fight League’ in India which is the world’s first and only fighting league.

He will be the co-owner of ‘Mumbai Maniacs’ along with Amit Burman. He expressed his adrenaline rush on twitter as the event was happening.

Super fight league will be bringing the best Indian mixed martial arts action to Indian screens starting 20th January.

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Pritam reflects on the music of the superhit Dangal

21 January 2017 7:56 AM, PST

Music maestro, Pritam Chakraborty certainly made music sing in 2016! In fact, the musician gave two of the best albums, full of a range of styles filled with such good notes with Ae Dil Hai Mushkil and Dangal.

Dangal is still going strong at the box-office and the composer talked about his creation of the cool, critically and fan loved, music for the hit film. “I was keen on creating a certain soundscape of Dangal. While approaching the music, the soundscape I wanted to keep it in was Haryanvi obviously, because its based in Haryana. So you will find heavy influences of Haryanvi folk music in terms of instrumentation in it and multiple times we have gone to Haryana and recorded Haryanvi folk instruments.’

What is interesting is that the ablum has equal desi tadka and western music blend. Explaining this, he says, ”While scoring the background, I first lay the »

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Hrithik Roshan promotes Kaabil with Yami Gautam in Delhi

21 January 2017 7:38 AM, PST

As the big day nears, Kaabil stars Hrithik Roshan and Yami Gautam were in New Delhi to meet and greet with fans and the media.

Visiting the headquarters of a popular Indian radio station, the lead Kaabil actors, interacted with the team of the T20 Visually Impaired Cricket Team helmed by Captain Ajay Kumar Reddy. Hrithik even indulged in a fun game of batting against the team, blindfolded.

Rakesh Roshan’s Kaabil, starring Hrithik Roshan and Yami Gautam, directed by Sanjay Gupta releases in cinemas on 25th January 2017.

Watch the Making of Kuch Din video song.


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Govinda visits Bsf camp In Delhi To Promote Aa Gaya Hero

21 January 2017 4:33 AM, PST

Govinda visited the Bsf camp near Nazabgadh, Delhi to promote his upcoming film Aa Gaya Hero. The actor did a lot of activities with the Bsf jawans. Be it eating lunch with the Bsf officials or doing a dance gig with their family members, the actor entertained everyone present there. All in all, everyone had a gala time time at the event.

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Coffee With D Is Fun In A Ditzy Way

21 January 2017 1:15 AM, PST

Starring Sunil Grover, Zakir Hussain, Anjana Sukhani, Dipannita Sharma, Pankaj Tripathy

Directed by Vishal Mishra

Isn’t it amazing what a slew of talented actors can do to an outrageous idea? Think of Coffee With D as a boys’ day out with Dawood, and you will actually enjoy the implausible goings on.

This is a what-if idea carried to an extreme of satirical eventuality but laced with lots humour and saved from a catastrophic plunge to inanity by actors who know how to hold the dialogues even when​ the words run all over the place.

Coffee With D suffers from a fundamental flaw. It presumes that a film about a clash between ‘Dawood’ and ‘Arnab’(the Gangster and the Newshound) would generate instant drama.

It does. And it doesn’t. While Sunil Grover makes an interesting getaway from his comic avatar on television to play the vociferous newshound with straightfaced self importance, »

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Om Puri ji’s Last Complete Film Wraps-up Shooting With Rahul Dev

20 January 2017 9:20 PM, PST

2006 Varanasi starring Raima Sen, Ravi Kishan, Mukul Dev, Kamlesh Sawant, Nitash Marwah, Ankit Bhardwaj, Matilda Petrovic, Apurv Ratan and late Om Puri wrapped up shooting with Bigg Boss 10 ex-contestant Rahul Dev yesterday in Mumbai. Before starting off with the shoot director Aryeman Keshu along with the entire team of the film kept silence in remembrance of the iconic actor Om Puri ji. Aryeman says 2006 Varanasi will be a tribute to Om Puri ji because it is his last complete film.

The director also plans to organise a special screening to Om Puri ji’s family. He says, “Om Puri ji plays a very essential role and I am glad I got to work with an ace actor like him.”

2006 Varanasi, a thriller is Rahul Dev’s first Bollywood shoot film after Bigg Boss. The film which made under the banner Silver Light Entertainment and Morning Star is slated to release »

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Aditi Rao Hydari to play Sanjay Dutt’s daughter in Omung Kumar’s Bhoomi!

19 January 2017 9:18 PM, PST

The search for the lead to play Sanjay Dutt’s reel life daughter in Omung Kumar’s Bhoomi finally ends, as the makers recently signed the gorgeous Aditi Rao Hydari in the author backed role.

The film which is scheduled to go on floors by the end of the month, is a revenge drama with a father-daughter relationship forming the crux of the story and who better than Aditi, to pull off a role that requires as much softness as it does strength.

Talking about what made Aditi apt for the role says Omung, “We shortlisted Aditi because she’s in a good space right now. I love the way she emotes. This, unlike her other projects, will be her film. She’s a relatively untapped actress. The father-daughter relationship is an important aspect of the narrative in this revenge drama. Aditi’s face perfectly blends softness with a lot of strength. »

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Deepika Padukone: “Nothing makes me happier than being in front of a camera and being on a film set”

19 January 2017 6:57 AM, PST

Deepika Padukone as Serena Unger in xXx: Return Of Xander Cage by Paramount Pictures and Revolution Studios

From Om Shanti Om, to Cocktail, Tamasha, Yeh Jawaani Hai Deewani, Goliyon Ki Raasleela Ram-Leela, Piku and Bajirao Mastani to name a few, Deepika Padukone has established herself as one of the finest actresses in Hindi films. With each new role she creates, audiences and critics love her and they can’t wait to see what she will bring to the big screen next.

Always up for a challenge and a chance to play something new, the actress is making her debut in Hollywood with her role in xXx: Return of Xander Cage. This full on thrilling action film, directed by DJ Caruso, stars Vin Diesel, Ruby Rose, Donny Yen, Nina Dobrev, Toni Collette and Samuel Jackson releases worldwide today!

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How Hrithik Roshan surrendered to play Rohan in Kaabil

18 January 2017 11:21 PM, PST

Getting ready for release on January 25th, is Kaabil starring Hrithik Roshan. Produced by Rakesh Roshan and directed by Sanjay Gupta, Hrithik plays Rohan a dubbing artist. His days are spent in the studio, nights at home. In today’s complex world, Rohan is a simple man with one dream – to lead a normal life and in time, to find someone with whom he can build a happy home. His journey leads him to meet the independent and levelheaded Supriya. It’s love at first meet for Rohan. He wins her over with his honesty and optimism. The two discover happiness, laughter and passion. Love gives them a fairytale and the two get married. Then one fateful day changes it all. The grave tragedy leaves Rohan isolated and completely in the dark. In his quest for answers, Rohan stumbles upon the devastating truth of what really happened that compelled Supriya to leave him all alone. »

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Diana Penty in Nikhil Advani’s Lucknow Central opposite Farhan Akhtar!

18 January 2017 9:34 PM, PST

With the success of Aanand L Rai’s ‘Happy Bhag Jayegi’, the svelte actress Diana Penty received a lot of adulation for her role as the unabashed and unpredictable Happy.

Diana will be seen next in Nikhil Advani’s ‘Lucknow Central’ opposite Farhan Akhtar. A little birdie tells us that the first schedule of shoot has already begun. It would be interesting to see Diana and Farhan together in the film, as the pairing is unconventional and both actors are known to be selective of the projects they choose.

Lucknow Central has Farhan playing a prisoner who starts a band in jail to re-discover pride, self-confidence and a reason to wake up every morning.

We sure can’t wait to hear more about this!

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More Behind the Jolly LLB2 Camera: Akshay Gets Emotional

18 January 2017 7:32 PM, PST

Akshay Kumar is renowned for stirring the emotions of his fans worldwide with his films. The filmmakers of the upcoming courtroom comedy drama Jolly LL.B 2 – the sequel to the National Award winning movie – have released another behind the scenes video, this time showing Akshay Kumar becoming emotional during his first ever visit to the holy city of Banaras.

In the video, he is seen interacting with locals, flying a kite and enjoying the boat ride on the scared Ghats of Ganges.

Akshay Kumar tweeted the video with the following message: ‪Banaras was definitely the highlight of #JollyLLB2’s shoot for me – first visit, dip in the holy Ganga, couldn’t get better!

Bollywood’s very own Khiladi Akshay Kumar is renowned for performing his own dare-devil stunts without the use of a body-double.

The film required a scene where Jolly had to jump into the river however director Subhash Kapoor »

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Deepika Padukone’s Special Message to Fans

18 January 2017 9:05 AM, PST

As we all know and can’t wait to see Deepika Padukone makes her Hollywood debut as Serena Unger in the eagerly anticipated action movie xXx: Return of Xander Cage in cinemas on Thursday 19th January 2017.

Deepika plays the role of a secretive xXx operative from India, the enigmatic Serena Unger. She’s bold and beautiful with a bad-ass attitude.

Check out this special video message Deepika Padukone has for her fans, ahead of the film’s release on Thursday 19th January 2017

Deepika’S special message to fans


The third explosive chapter of the blockbuster franchise that redefined the spy thriller finds extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) coming out of self-imposed exile and on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable weapon known as Pandora’s Box. Recruiting an all-new group of thrill-seeking cohorts, »

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Deepika Padukone on Ellen Show today!

18 January 2017 8:04 AM, PST

Bollywood superstar Deepika Padukone makes her first American talk show appearance when she sits down with multiple Emmy winner and two-time Oscar host Ellen DeGeneres on The Ellen DeGeneres Show to talk about the upcoming action thriller xXx: Return Of Xander Cage which marks Padukone’s debut Hollywood movie. The highly popular show airs today on Wednesday, January 18. Check local listings for times.

Deepika Padukone plays the lead character Serena, in the film!

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xXx: Return Of Xander Cage opens in North American theaters this Friday, January 20, with special shows starting on Thursday evening at 7:00pm.

The third explosive chapter of the blockbuster franchise that redefined the spy thriller finds extreme athlete turned government operative Xander Cage (Vin Diesel) coming out of self-imposed exile and on a collision course with deadly alpha warrior Xiang and his team in a race to recover a sinister and seemingly unstoppable »

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Shah Rukh Khan’s Raees says Battery Nahi Bolne Ka

18 January 2017 7:09 AM, PST

Check out this new video released by the filmmakers of the eagerly anticipated film Raaes, international megastar Shah Rukh Khan, starring in and as Raees, tells everyone “Battery nahi bolne ka

The latest dialogue promo of ‘Raees’ gives us a sneak-peek into why the gangster Khan doesn’t like being called ‘battery’.

Directed by National Award Winning filmmaker Rahul Dholakia, Raees is the fictitious story of a man named Raees (Shah Rukh Khan), set in early 1980’s to 1990’s Gujarat, India. The film explores how Raees’ relationships and meteoric rise helped him build an entire empire from scratch, to make him the single most powerful man in the state, who is revered, loved and feared. Raees eliminates every opposition that comes his way however his downfall will be crossing paths with the no-nonsense police officer Majumdar (Nawazuddin Siddiqui), whose sole reason for existence is the elimination of crime. What ensues »

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Ronit and Rohit Roy – Evil siblings of Hrithik Roshan’s Kaabil

18 January 2017 6:14 AM, PST

Real life brothers, Ronit and Rohit Roy, will be seen, for the first time, as reel siblings in the Hrithik Roshan-starrer, Kaabil.

Playing villains in the revenge drama, the actors have gone all out to bring out the worst in them for their respective roles in Kaabil. “When I heard the script, I did not get back to Sanjay Gupta and Rakesh sir. I was shocked that they’d imagined me in negative role. I spent a sleepless night thinking it’s a wrong role and how I should turn down their offer. When I spoke to Ronit, he told me it’s one of the best roles I’ve ever been offered. And it’s just a character. I don’t know how people will react when they watch the movie,” said Rohit Roy.

On his part, Ronit Roy said, “The way cinema and negative characters are perceived »

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Behind the Camera: The making of Jolly LLB2!

18 January 2017 5:47 AM, PST

Set to release on February 10th, fans are excited to see Akshay Kumar in the courtroom comedy drama Jolly LLB2!

We have a very cool behind the camera look into the making of Jolly LLB2, which shows Akshay Kumar aka Jolly and the film’s director Subhash Kapoor setting major goals on how to keep work fun!

The camaraderie between megastar Akshay Kumar and the national award-winning director Subhash Kapoor is warming – both are renowned for making quality cinema but both also have a lighter side to their personality. And what’s more, both are Punjabi and brought their larger than life persona to life on set with their crackling chemistry.

In the video Subhash Kapoor says: “Its impossible not to enjoy yourself when you’re working with Akshay Kumar…even if you’re a little doubtful about things, the moment Akshay comes on set all you see is people smiling and laughing. »

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Bhumi and Ayushmann star in the quirky rom-com Shubh Mangal Saavdhan

18 January 2017 5:13 AM, PST

Here’s some fun casting news! Ayushmann Khurrana and Bhumi Pednaker are coming back to the big screen together in Shubh Mangal Saavdhan!

It has been two years since their first outing, Ayushmann and Bhumi will come together again for another quirky love story titled Shubh Mangal Saavdhan, directed by Rs Prasanna, that will be jointly produced by Aanand L Rai and Eros International. The film will be shot in Delhi and Haridwar in a start-to finish schedule and will release in August this year. Coincidentally , the lead pair’s first film was also set in Haridwar.

Producer Aanand L Rai says, “Shubh Mangal Savdhan is a funny and layered story. These are the kind of stories I’ve identified with, right from the time I made Tanu Weds Manu. It is a simple narrative with an interesting bend and the reason I cast Ayushmann and Bhumi is that they »

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Govinda and Salman Khan!

18 January 2017 4:42 AM, PST

We all know that Govinda and Salman Khan share a great camaraderie on and off screen. The duo who have worked together in the film Partner were once again seen sharing screen space on Big Boss where Govinda went to promote his upcoming film Aa Gaya Hero releasing on 3rd March.

The two not only danced to the famous song from Partner but also to the songs of the film Aagaya Hero. All in all, both Govinda and Salman had a great time bonding and shooting for the show.

Well, we are sure all their fans are waiting with bated breathe to watch them together on screen!

Check out these cool pictures!

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Viceroy’s House World Premiere at 67th Berlin International Film Festival

16 January 2017 8:01 AM, PST

Viceroy’s House by BAFTA nominated director Gurinder Chadha will celebrate its World Premiere at the 67th Berlin International Film Festival on Sunday 12th February 2017.

Gurinder Chadha, director of Viceroy’S House, said: “I am honoured that Viceroy’S House has been selected by the Berlin Film Festival. My film is an inspirational intensely personal true story about the traumatic events that took place at the end of the British Empire in India, events that tore my own family apart. The Festival gives us a brilliant opportunity to showcase my passion project to a global audience.”

Gurinder Chadha’s Viceroy’S House will be released in cinemas by Pathe in the UK and by Reliance Entertainment in India on 3rd March 2017.

The film tells the true story of the final months of British rule in India and its release will coincide with the 70th Anniversary of the Independence of India and the founding of Pakistan. »

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